Power-ups have long been the inseperable aid of the video game hero, working his or her way through the various caves, alien fortresses, alien caves, cave fortresses, and warehouses of the video game universe. This week the Something Awful Forum Goons both ask and answer the rhetorical question, "what if video game power-ups existed in real life?" Thank goodness someone had the guts to do that.

Blood fart is the adorable sounding gentleman who made this image, and got things started.

Cucumbers is a star of track and field.

Drewski made this confusing picture of two robots being chased by some kind of winged ball. Story of his life.

Not surprisingly, this Vanshnook image dreams of one day killing its maker.

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